Tarheel Forensic League State Championship

2024 — Fayetteville, NC/US

Topics & Resolutions

The following topics will be used at the 2024 TFL State Championship:

Lincoln-Douglas Debate: Resolved: The primary objective of the United States criminal justice system ought to be rehabilitation.

Public Forum Debate: Resolved: In the United States, collegiate student-athletes should be classified as employees of their educational institution.

Congressional Debate: 2024 Congress Legislation

Extemporaneous Speaking:

Round 1 - US Politics
Round 2 - Africa & SW Asia
Round 3 - US Economics Issues
Round 4 - The Americas & Europe
Round 5 - US Energy, Environment, Science & Technology
Finals - East, SE, & South Asia

Impromptu Speaking:

Round 1 - Musical Proper Nouns
Round 2 - Adjectives
Round 3 - This round was written by AI (all questions have been generate by ChatGPT)
Round 4 - Indigenous Proverbs
Round 5 - This or That
Quarterfinals - Short Current Event Questions
Semifinals - Quotes from International Women's Rights Activists
Finals - This Land (This topic features the indigenous names of North Carolina locations provided alongside the modern name)